Answer the following question in a 300-500 word essay (about 1 to 2 pages), using the quotes or paraphrased points from Charles Mann, “What Orellana Saw” (included in the same folder where you found this lecture):
Why did Native Americans have a ‘history’ (i.e. their societies changed over time) before Europeans arrived in 1492? Provide 2 examples to prove your answer.
- Include a shortened version of your answer to the question in your first paragraph (this is a ‘thesis’)
- Summarize and choose selective quotes or paraphrased examples that help prove your answer from the Mann reading (you may also include lecture notes)
- Make sure to cite quotes or paraphrased points with a citation at the end of the quote/paraphrased point (Mann, 246) or (lecture)
- Conclude by re-stating your argument and how the author proved it with examples